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Wada Farms teams with organic grower to boost supply

Wada Farms Marketing Group, Idaho Falls, Idaho, is bolstering its organic potato offerings through an exclusive partnership with Genesis Organics.

Alsum Farms & Produce celebrates 45 years

To celebrate its 45th year in business, Alsum Farms & Produce Inc., Friesland, Wis., hosted a get-together.

Aug 27, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #Potatoes

Farm Fresh Direct adds San Luis Valley potato veterans

Farm Fresh Direct LLC, Monte Vista, Colo., has hired Matt Glowczewski and Roger Christensen to its sales staff.

Greenhouse, potato operations hit by immigration raids

A 10-acre hydroponic greenhouse complex and a large potato farming operation in O’Neill, Neb., were two of several agricultural businesses targeted in raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

New video series introduced by Side Delights

A new video series introduced by Side Delights and Fresh Solutions Network invokes passion for potatoes as a comfort food and shares the story behind the brands.

Wisconsin potato crop outlook rebounds after rough start

With cool and wet weather in April and May, unseasonably hot weather around Memorial Day and dry weather in July, Mother Nature has given Wisconsin potato growers a challenging season.

JR Simplot Acquires Gene Editing License

J.R. Simplot Company on Monday announced a licensing agreement with DowDuPont Inc., MIT & Harvard, developers of the nascent gene editing technology. Simplot is the first agricultural company to receive such a license.

Bigger Red River Valley crop clouded by truck worry

Tight truck availability — a problem that may grow with mandates for electronic devices that log hours of service — is one of the few negatives for Red River Valley potato grower-shippers this year.
Nov 21, 2017 #Produce (General), #Potatoes, #Trucks

Big Idaho Potato Truck wraps up 2017 tour

The Idaho Potato Commission’s biggest marketing campaign, the Big Idaho Potato Truck, has been a few places since it started touring the country in 2012.

Big Idaho Potato Truck begins sixth national tour

The Big Idaho Potato Truck is back for year six of touring the country.
Mar 21, 2017 #Potatoes, #Trucks